Gallery Schedule & Class/Event Description/Schedule Fall/Holiday 2009
Fall/Holiday Hours: Monday thru Friday 10am - 3pm
(Sept.-Dec.) Saturday 9am - 4pm
OR By Appointment
Note: Gallery is open on days that classes are held
Gallery will be open on Nov. 27 (the day after Thanksgiving)
-------------------------------------------------------------------Open Studio:Fall 2009 Sat Oct 24th 9-5
This annual event is the highlight of the Fall at Orbix Hot Glass. Glass-blowing demonstrations take place all day and there are opportunities for you and your family to blow a Christmas ornament. Groups of ten or more are asked to please call and schedule a Blow Your Own Ornament session on a separate date. We will be serving our usual yummy refreshments and you'll be able to purchase lunch on site. Come enjoy the beauty of Lookout Mountain in October and the fun that we always have at our open studio events. Don't forget to bring your cameras!
Paperweight Class: Sat Sept 26th 9am - 1pm Friday, October 9th 5pm - 9pm Saturday, October 10th 9am - 1pm Saturday, October 31st 9am - 1pm Saturday, November 7th, 9am - 1pm
This class is designed for those who really just want see what molten glass is all about. Feel the heat, gather from the furnace, sculpt the glass into you own design. It is ultimately about the experience, some experimentation and a couple nice paperweights to take home or to the office to show your friends.
Class size at the largest will be five students so everyone has adequate time at the bench working.
There will be material provided before the class for you to review and become familiar with concerning safety and basic glassblowing vocabulary. Please join us for some in-depth discovery. Cost - $130. 3-5 students; reservations required; 50% non-refundable deposit
Blow Your Own Ornament:
Saturday, October 24th 9am - 5pm Saturday, November 21st 9am - 5pm Saturday, December 5th 9am - 5pm Saturday, December 12th 9am - 5pm Saturday, December 19th 9am - 5pm Tuesday, December 22nd 9am - 2pm
This has become very popular here at Orbix Hot Glass! Come design and literally "blow" your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists. For this we welcome people of all ages (okay you have to be at least 5 years old). Space is on a first come basis. Cost - $35/ornament.
For groups or individuals wishing to make ten or more ornaments, we ask that you call and schedule a special session on a separate date.
Studio Tours/Group Events
Looking for a unique event for your club or a group of friends? Come watch one of our glass artists give a private glassblowing demonstration. They'll answer all your questions about the process (cameras are encouraged!) and you can view the end result of their hard work in our gallery. Cost is $160 for an hour. Maximum group is 30 people. 50% non-refundable deposit required.
Another option for groups is to schedule a date to come Blow Your Own Ornament (see above section for description) Cost - $35/ornament; Minimum of ten ornaments must be blown; $80 non-refundable deposit required
Give us a call to schedule either event, and we'll also put you in touch with people who can assist you with accommodations and/or dining.
ORBIX HOT GLASS 256.523.3188
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